Logarithmic regression curve of mean force of lap-shear strength as a function of time. 74% of the 12 week strength is achieved by 2 weeks post-operatively.1
Sepramesh™ IP Composite
Sepramesh™ IP Composite Preclinical Study3
SorbaFlex™ Memory Technology
|Unique Pocket and Strap Design
Pocket and strap facilitate placement, positioning and lateral fixation.SorbaFlex™ Memory Technology is contained within a knitted polypropylene mesh tube.
The Bard® Ventralex™ ST Hernia Patch Advantage:
Proprietary pocket and strap design
facilitates placement, positioning
and lateral fixation.
Clinically supported technique since 2002
with over 800,000 implants worldwide and
peer-reviewed published clinical studies.
1Majercik, S. et al. “Strength of tissue attachment to mesh after ventral hernia repair with synthetic composite mesh in a porcine model.” Surg Endos. (2006) 20: 1671-1674.
2Results may not correlate to performance in humans.
3Pierce, Richard A. MD, PhD, et al. Surgical Innovation. March 2009; 16, 1:45-54.
4Preclinical data on file at C. R. Bard. Results may not correlate to performance in humans.
5These images are from a porcine study using the Ventrio™ Hernia Patch which contains the same SorbaFlex™ Memory Technology
6Tinella A, Malvasi A, Manca C, Alemanno G, Bettocchi S, Benhidjeb T. “Post-laparoscopic mesh in post-menopausal umbilical hernia repair: a case series.” Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2011 Sep; 20(5):290-5.
7Iversen E, Lykke A, Hensler M, Jorgensen LN. “Abdominal wall hernia repair with a composite ePTFE/polypropylene mesh: clinical outcome and quality of life in 152 patients.” Hernia. 2010 Dec;14(6): 555-60.
8Vychnevskaia K, Mucci-Hennekinne S, Casa C, et al. “Intraperitoneal mesh repair of small ventral abdominal wall hernias with a Ventralex™ Hernia Patch.” Dig Surg. 2010; 27(5): 433-5.
9D.F. Martin, R.F. Williams, T. Mulrooney, and G.R. Voeller. “Ventralex™ Mesh in Umbilical/Epigastric Hernia Repairs: Clinical Outcomes and Complications.” Hernia. 2008 Aug 12(4) 379-83.
10H.I.A. Hadi, A. Maw, S. Sarmah, P. Kumar. “Intraperitoneal Tension-Free Repair of Small Midline Ventral Abdominal Wall Hernias With a Ventralex™ Hernia Patch: Initial Experience in 51 Patients.” Hernia. 2006: 10:409-413.